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Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss Saint-Gobain’s proactive approach to 3D printing integration.
This week’s selection is “Smart Manufacturing: The Lean Six Sigma Way” by Anthony Tarantino.
Materialise has published their thoughts on 3D printing trends in 2024, and they’re quite revealing.
There’s been a bit of a shakeup at BCN3D.
METALWORM produces a commercial metal WAAM 3D printer.
Freemelt has ventured into production metal 3D printers.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss a Russian bakery’s transformative shift as it utilizes 3D printing technology to transition from baking to producing military drones.
Sidus Space announced a new division dedicated to 3D printing parts for space missions.
This week’s selection is “Smart Manufacturing: The Lean Six Sigma Way” by Anthony Tarantino.
I spoke with Tritone and caught up with their latest developments.
There’s been an interesting chemical development that may affect 3D printing in the far future.
MIT researchers use additive manufacturing to produce a key mass spectrometer component for just a few dollars and in less than a day.
Velo3D published an interesting set of statistics regarding security in additive manufacturing.
According to research at Loughborough University, led by Dr. Simin Li, the novel digital workflow significantly increases accessibility and production speed.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss the transformative impact of 3D printing on the aviation Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) industry.
I had a chat with Replique, a German additive manufacturing network.
Preeti Sulibhavi and Charles Goulding look at the 3D print possibilities that may open up should United Launch Alliance (ULA) be sold.
We had a chat with AI Build, and learned the latest from the additive manufacturing software company.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss KKR’s strategic investment in Precipart and how it signifies a transformative shift for the company.
This week’s selection is “The New Essential Guide to Electronics in Shenzhen” by Naomi Wu.
I’m reading an interesting LinkedIn post by Kyle Harvey about additive manufacturing crossing the chasm.
I had a chat with Jabil about their PK 5000 material.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss how 3D printing advancements are aiding the US and its allies in addressing conflicts by enabling rapid and innovative production of military equipment.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss how the ongoing conflict in Ukraine is driving the country’s transformation of industrial capabilities to boost the domestic defense sector.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss 3M Technologies’ robust economic performance in the third quarter.
Protolabs has rebranded their manufacturing network, and there’s an interesting story behind the change.
As we age, our physical abilities and reaction times naturally decline, making driving a potentially dangerous task.
Peter Saenz and Charles R. Goulding discuss Lavoie’s recent purchase of VanMoof and how 3D printing technology can drive customization and rapid innovation.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss how the integration of 3D printing in agriculture continues to gain traction, enabling farmers to optimize production processes.
Evolve Additive Solutions made a couple of interesting announcements this week.
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafe have a conversation with Sarah Jordan, co-founder of the revolutionary Skuld LLC.
3DOS has signed an agreement to help build a 3D printing ecosystem in Japan.
Study shows additive manufacturing yields lower CO2 emissions and reduced waste.
Via the SlicEx slicing software and an integrated plugin for ExAM printers.
Inkbit announced a new material, and I think this is quite a bit more important than you might realize.
Seurat Technologies announced a truly massive funding raise from a set of very intriguing investors.
Charles R. Goulding and Leah Nabangi examine the captivating origin story of the Air Jordan shoe and Nike’s implementation of 3D printing in recent years.
Essentium released additional findings from their annual additive manufacturing manufacturing survey.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine how 3D printing technology and new policies can address recent economic concerns in Germany.
At long last, Mosaic Manufacturing finally released their sophisticated Array / Element system.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi take a closer look at BAE Systems’ recent acquisition of Ball Aerospace and how 3D printing can play a role.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the year following the exactment of the Inflation Reduction Act and the CHIPS and Science Act, specifically manufacturing projects in clean teach.
The project brought together leading companies and academic institutions to demonstrate cutting-edge advancements in space technology and manufacturing.
Charles R. Goulding and Mwansa Chabala discuss the advantages of friction stir welding technology as it applies to additive manufacturing.
Nano Dimension announced they’ve filed a very interesting patent using AI technology.
New Digital Source platform enables manufacturer-certified parts to be licensed and 3D printed on demand.
There’s a shift in manufacturing happening due to world events, but are we seeing a corresponding change in additive manufacturing?
Carbon has been very quiet in recent years, but now they have announced a new set of flexible materials.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi explore how 3D printing has helped to propel Rheinmetall from a middle-sized defense contractor to a leading global defense contractor.
3D printer filament spools priced at only US$10/kg?
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss how US states are bolstering new federal clean energy and chips incentives with incentives of their own.
Charles R. Goulding and Fraser Lintott discuss some recent developments at Jabil.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss how the state of Tennessee has responded to ongoing labor shortages by way of technical training programs.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi take a look at the new 3D Printing Auto Repair Tasking Force what its implementation could mean for the auto part industry.
I have some thoughts on the latest rumors of Apple getting into 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafe admire Johnson Screens’ willingness to rethink fabrication and experiment with additive manufacturing.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the latest rumors of Apple apparently using metal 3D printing.
Xometry announced a new cloud feature for their manufacturing service.
SLM Solutions made an interesting move this past week, acquiring a very large system for their equipment catalog.
i3DMFG CEO shares insights on what it takes to succeed as a manufacturer in metal 3D printing.
Research from Yale School of the Environment shows reduction in GHG over traditional metal casting methods.
Aurora Labs has received a useful certification.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine how 3D printer applications shift in times of war.
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a way to 2D print 3D objects.
Do we have sufficient imagination to truly use 3D printing?
Phase3D has developed a sophisticated real-time quality control system for powder-based 3D printers they call “Fringe”.
EOS North America announced today a new service called “Can I 3D Print This?”
We were directed to check out Batch.Works, a startup company leveraging 3D printing to achieve sustainability.
Both will be produced in China and both will use Chinese metal 3D printing technology. What are the implications of this new trend?
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi propose that the new CEO of Adidas should increase that company’s already notable use of 3D printing.
Velo3D is one of the leading providers of metal additive manufacturing equipment, and we caught up with them recently.
From predictive maintenance to better quality control, AI is changing how—and where—things are made.
Shapeways is on the move.
Marforged issued the results of a survey examining public feelings around use of 3D printing for manufacturing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi foresee increased use of 3D printing to produce customized medical exoskeletons.
Quantica announced an important strategic manufacturing partnership that could drive their inkjet technology forward.
Photocentric has been moving forward with a number of initiatives.
Mosaic Manufacturing seems to be executing to plan.
I finally got around to reading a post by Prusa Research about open source licensing, and have some thoughts.
Charles Goulding and Valentina Alzate consider the potential for 3D printing in filtration technology.
How Sun Tzu’s advice helps drive success in metal 3D printing for production applications.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi see a future for 3D printing in the growing sport of Pickleball.
HP seems to be developing a robotic assist solution for their MJF 3D printing systems.
We spoke with the leaders of Impossible Objects and learned that they have big plans for the future.
Shapeways announced a strategic new facility in Livonia, Michigan, effectively doubling their US manufacturing presence.
“Protoduction” initiative delivers extra large batches of hanger components for Adhesive Technology’s epoxy tubes
Fused Form is a small company from Colombia that makes a large 3D printer.
One of the largest 3D printers I’ve ever seen in person is the massive CMS Kreator.
Inkbit, it seems, has firmly etched its name in its very own 3D print application niche.
Higher volume machining along with injection molding and 3D printing are now part of Protolab’s standard offering in an effort to grow market share.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine an important corporate transaction.
There’s been a change of course at 3DEO.
3YOURMIND has introduced a fascinating new feature called Easy3D.